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Diginomics Research Group

Research Group: „Diginomics – Digitalisierung, Wirtschaft & Gesellschaft"

The Research Group Digitalization is part of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics at the University of Bremen and investigates timely research questions related to the digitalization of labour, capital, and product markets. Twelve projects study topics related to ethical, socio-political, occupational psychology, economic, and policy relevant research questions with a focus on digital markets. Research questions related to the blockchain, digital finance, artificial intelligence, and platform economics will be investigated. To enable PhD candidates to generate high-quality research output, they will learn innovative methods (e.g. programming self-learning algorithms) and connect them with various applications. Moreover, they will obtain a solid knowledge of state-of-the-art empirical research methods. PhD candidates present their research during an internal colloquium, in which the project leaders participate, as well as at international conferences. Additional resources are available for these purposes. The internal colloquium is complemented by a seminar series, where national and international scholars present their research. The results of the research projects will be published in national and international journals. PhD candidates are expected to finish their doctorate within 3,5 years, and will be supported by additional measures at the faculty and university level.


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Matheus Leusin in der Gruppe beim AI workshop

Matheus Eduardo Leusin presented research results at the workshop "Artificial Intelligence" in Bremen

On September 27, 2019, Matheus Eduardo Leusin presented the research results of the paper "Patenting Patterns in Artificial Intelligence: Identifying National and International Greenhouses." The paper, co-authored with Jutta Günther, Björn Jindra and Martin G. Möhrle, examines the concepts of…

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Diginomics Research Talks on "Work 4.0" - Social Workplace" today in the Kontorhaus

The speaker series "Diginomics Research Talks" opens today, October 22, 2019, with the topic of "Work 4.0" - Social Workplace: The example of the DIGILAB innovation projects". The DIGILAB innovation project (an initiative of the Senator for Economic Affairs, Labour and Europe) shows how students…

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Presentation by Theresa Kück on "Initial Coin Offerings, Information Disclosure, and Fraud" at the European Alternative Finance Research Conference

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Diginomics doctoral student Theresa Kück presented her working paper "Initial Coin Offerings, Information Disclosure, and Fraud" at the European Alternative Finance Research Conference. The paper is co-authored with Lars Hornuf (also Diginomics) and Armin Schwienbacher…

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"Robots and Firms" - Diginomics Brownbag seminar: With Michael Koch from the Aarhus University in Denmark

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019, Dr. Michael Koch, Assistant Professor at Aarhus University, will give a lecture on "Robots and Firms" at the Diginomics Brownbag seminar.

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Kick-off event of the speaker series "Diginomics Research Talks"

The speaker series "Diginomics Research Talks" will open with a topic of "Work 4.0" - Social Workplace: The example of the DIGILAB innovation projects". The event will be held in the WFBeta in the Kontorhaus Passage in Bremen on October 22, 2019.

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Cover ifo Schnelldienst 17/2019

Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf on the digital currency of Facebook "Libra"

In the current issue of ifo Schnelldienst, Prof. Dr. Hornuf comments on the blockchain-based payment system "Libra", which the social media group Facebook wants to introduce.

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Presentations at the WK Personal in Munich

Prof. Dr. Vera Hagemann gave two presentations of her current research results at the autumn workshop of the Scientific Commission on Personnel at the University of the Bundeswehr in Munich. On Thursday, September 12, 2019, she talked about "Mental Workload in Digitalized Work Contexts - Empirical…

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Eine Reihe von Zuhörern in einem Seminarraum.

Ph.D. Network: Network for PhD Courses

The Ph.D. Network is a cooperation between universities and research institutes from Germany and Denmark as well as the Inter-University-Center Dubrovnik Croatia. The common goals are to establish, develop and consolidate a network for doctorate degree courses.

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Studierende beim Essen in der Mensa.

The Brownbag seminar in the winter semester

During the last weeks, the planning for the Brownbag seminar in the upcoming winter semester 2019/2020 was in full swing. An overview of speakers and dates can be found here. Furthermore, the Brownbag seminar in the next semester will feature lectures on exciting topics of digitalization by both…

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Luftaufnahme des Campus der Universität Bremen.

Diginomics goes Downtown

The Diginomics group will begin a new series of events in the upcoming winter semester. In various events, topics of digitalization will be discussed with people from science, business, and politics. More information can be found here.

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